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'Smotrich wanted to erase us, Bennett and Yamina should lead'

'Smotrich wanted to erase us, Bennett and Yamina should lead'

Jewish Home chairwoman explains the decision to sign agreement with Yamina, support Bennett for PM in exchange for ministry.Jewish Home chairwoman Hagit Moshe, 04/02/2021 23:30
Jewish Home to support Yamina, not run in elections

Jewish Home to support Yamina, not run in elections

After saying it would run alone, Jewish Home signs agreement with Yamina, will support Bennett for PM in exchange for ministryArutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 22:25
Jewish Home to run alone in elections

Jewish Home to run alone in elections

Jewish Home party says it hopes to 'surprise' with a 'diverse' list of candidates that represents the religious Zionist mainstream.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 16:14
Jewish Home activists to Hagit Moshe: Don't succumb to political violence

Jewish Home activists to Hagit Moshe: Don't succumb to political violence

'We call you not to enter joint run with Bezalel Smotrich without agreeing on two realistic places for Jewish Home, no matter what.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 15:13
Likud proposal to Jewish Home chairwoman Hagit Moshe

Likud proposal to Jewish Home chairwoman Hagit Moshe

Arutz Sheva has learned Likud proposed to Jewish Home to include in list candidates in 28th and 36th places to allow merger with Smotrich.Hezki Baruch, 04/02/2021 13:32
Negotiations between Smotrich and Jewish Home continue

Negotiations between Smotrich and Jewish Home continue

Despite earlier declarations, both Hagit Moshe and Bezalel Smortich are still hoping for a joint run to the KnessetArutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2021 13:50
Jewish Home, National Union likely to reach deal Wednesday morning

Jewish Home, National Union likely to reach deal Wednesday morning

Jewish Home to get 2nd, 4th, 6th spots on joint ticket with National Union. Other alliances on the table.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2021 09:00
Religious Zionist Party and Jewish Home renew unity talks

Religious Zionist Party and Jewish Home renew unity talks

'Progress made' in negotiations for establishment of joint National Religious Knesset list.Hezki Baruch, 29/01/2021 14:59
Smotrich invites new Jewish Home leader to a meeting

Smotrich invites new Jewish Home leader to a meeting

Religious Zionist Party chairman calls on Hagit Moshe to promote a merger of the two parties.Ido Ben Porat, 20/01/2021 04:59
New Jewish Home leader: Everyone has a place in our home and we want everyone

New Jewish Home leader: Everyone has a place in our home and we want everyone

Hagit Moshe gives victory speech after winning the election for the leadership of the Jewish Home Party.Yoni Kempinski, 20/01/2021 03:06
New Jewish Home chairperson: Hagit Moshe

New Jewish Home chairperson: Hagit Moshe

Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem Hagit Moshe wins Jewish Home primaries.Yoni Kempinski, 19/01/2021 23:00
Jewish Home to hold leadership election tomorrow

Jewish Home to hold leadership election tomorrow

Itay Granek drops out of race, backing Hagit Moshe against Nir Orbach. Winner will determine whether party joins Yamina - or National Union.Hezki Baruch, 18/01/2021 14:39
MK Rafi Peretz will not lead Jewish Home in upcoming elections

MK Rafi Peretz will not lead Jewish Home in upcoming elections

Jewish Home leader Peretz has released a statement saying that he will be leaving the political arena.Shlomo Witty, 05/01/2021 16:24
Jewish Home in talks to rejoin Yamina

Jewish Home in talks to rejoin Yamina

With Rafi Peretz weighing exit from politics, Jewish Home negotiating with Yamina for possible joint list in next election.Hezki Baruch, 04/01/2021 13:08
Jewish Home chief Rafi Peretz considering leaving politics

Jewish Home chief Rafi Peretz considering leaving politics

Report: Jerusalem Affairs Minister Rafi Peretz weighing departure from politics, will make decision in matter of days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/01/2021 12:13
Will Rabbi Peretz return to Yamina?

Will Rabbi Peretz return to Yamina?

Jerusalem Affairs Minister expects Netanyahu to keep agreement with Blue and White and adds: An alliance with Yamina is possible.Ben Ariel, 04/12/2020 05:02
'It's not about me, it's about religious Zionism'

'It's not about me, it's about religious Zionism'

Rabbi Rafi Peretz speaks with Jewish Home activists, says he is willing to step aside if that will help the party.Hezki Baruch, 23/10/2020 06:45
Rafi Peretz wants to resume cooperation with Yamina's Bennett and Shaked

Rafi Peretz wants to resume cooperation with Yamina's Bennett and Shaked

'We need to put things behind us, hold primaries,' Jewish Home's Rabbi Rafi Peretz says. 'I'm sure they'll understand.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2020 09:45
Jewish Home formally splits off from Yamina

Jewish Home formally splits off from Yamina

Knesset backs Minister Rafi Peretz's request to break off from the Yamina party, establish Jewish Home as a separate Knesset faction.Hezki Baruch, 14/07/2020 14:55
Jewish Home approves coalition agreement

Jewish Home approves coalition agreement

Religious Zionist party approves deal to enter unity government with Likud, Blue and White.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2020 22:00
The plot thickens: Peretz may remain in opposition after all

The plot thickens: Peretz may remain in opposition after all

PM Netanyahu reportedly decides not to give Jewish Home leader Jerusalem Ministry after he bolted the Yamina party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/05/2020 16:33
'Rabbi Peretz broke three agreements in one week'

'Rabbi Peretz broke three agreements in one week'

Jewish Home source says Education Minister's announcing primaries for party leadership sought to thwart initiative for his immediate ouster.Mordechai Sones, 20/01/2020 20:43
Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan: I was added to the list without my knowledge

Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan: I was added to the list without my knowledge

'The Jewish Home has a voice that no other party has. It's a name with a  tradition and it's reached its end unless we can revive it.'Nitzan Keidar, 16/01/2020 18:29
Rabbi Rafi Peretz: Our list will save the entire camp, I apologize to Ben Gvir

Rabbi Rafi Peretz: Our list will save the entire camp, I apologize to Ben Gvir

Jewish Home chairman explains his decision to unite with the New Right and National Union.Rabbi Rafi Peretz, 16/01/2020 00:37
Motti Yogev steps down: Rabbi Peretz stole the party

Motti Yogev steps down: Rabbi Peretz stole the party

MK Yogev leaves politics, attacks Jewish Home chairman: "Rafi Peretz does not deserve to be a public envoy."Hezki Baruch, 16/01/2020 00:18
Jewish Home refuses Eli Yishai's conditions for united ticket

Jewish Home refuses Eli Yishai's conditions for united ticket

Former Interior Minister Eli Yishai demands two spots out of top 8 slots in joint Knesset list - but Jewish Home refuses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/01/2020 13:22
'Unity talks with Jewish Home at an impasse'

'Unity talks with Jewish Home at an impasse'

Negotiations between Jewish Home and National Union towards formation of joint list fail to reach breakthrough one day before deadline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2020 09:03
Jewish Home confirms union with Otzma Yehudit

Jewish Home confirms union with Otzma Yehudit

After heated discussion amid shouting and violence, Central Committee authorizes Rabbi Rafi Peretz to negotiate with other parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/01/2020 21:28
Smotrich and Peretz meet: Strive for a broad unity

Smotrich and Peretz meet: Strive for a broad unity

Leaders of Jewish Home and the National Union meet and agree to continue the dialogue in the coming days.Hezki Baruch, 09/01/2020 23:20
Jewish Home preparing to run without National Union, New Right

Jewish Home preparing to run without National Union, New Right

Sources within the Jewish Home say the party is gearing up for possible run without the New Right, National Union - but with Otzma Yehudit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/01/2020 17:36
Smotrich refuses meeting with Netanyahu

Smotrich refuses meeting with Netanyahu

National Union Chairman Betzalel Smotrich refuses meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu: 'Let him not interfere with religious Zionism.'Mordechai Sones, 07/01/2020 19:54
Rabbi Peretz pressured to hold primaries in wake of polls

Rabbi Peretz pressured to hold primaries in wake of polls

Pressure increases on Jewish Home leader to allow primaries after TV polls predict bleak outlook for religious Zionism.Hezki Baruch, 03/01/2020 04:16
Yogev: The first step toward unity is to meet

Yogev: The first step toward unity is to meet

Jewish Home activists invite MK Motti Yogev to attend a meeting of Jewish Home members with Minister Bezalel Smotrich.Hezki Baruch, 29/12/2019 03:54
Yogev: Agreement was signed without my knowledge or consent

Yogev: Agreement was signed without my knowledge or consent

Jewish Home MK Motti Yogev responds to agreement with Otzma Yehudit.Hezki Baruch, 22/12/2019 02:19
Jewish Home members to Peretz: Cancel agreement with Ben-Gvir

Jewish Home members to Peretz: Cancel agreement with Ben-Gvir

Dozens of Jewish Home members protest Jewish Home's merger with Otzma Yehudit. Read the full letter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2019 22:39
Jewish Home, Otzma Yehudit agree to joint run

Jewish Home, Otzma Yehudit agree to joint run

Otzma Yehudit to get 3rd, 6th, 9th, slots on joint list, after Rafi Peretz, Itamar Ben-Gvir meet. Both sides call National Union to join.Hezki Baruch, 20/12/2019 12:07
Rift within Jewish Home deepens over party primaries

Rift within Jewish Home deepens over party primaries

Senior party officials push back against Education Minister Rafi Peretz's bid to retain current Knesset list, call for open primaries.Hezki Baruch, 16/12/2019 14:03
'If Jewish Home won't hold primaries, we'll do it ourselves'

'If Jewish Home won't hold primaries, we'll do it ourselves'

Activist threatens: 'If party doesn't announce decision to hold vote, we'll meet Thursday to vote ourselves.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2019 12:04
Jewish Home: 'We won't hold new primaries'

Jewish Home: 'We won't hold new primaries'

Jewish Home party says no time for new primaries, promises to work to keep unity, ensure right-wing government in upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2019 11:27
'I'm not afraid, I will win the primaries'

'I'm not afraid, I will win the primaries'

Jewish Home chairman unfazed by possible primaries for the leadership of the religious Zionist list.Hezki Baruch, 16/12/2019 04:11
'Unite or we'll vote for the larger parties'

'Unite or we'll vote for the larger parties'

New petition demands the religious Zionist parties unite and hold open primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/11/2019 06:37
Smotrich calls on Ayelet Shaked to rejoin Jewish Home

Smotrich calls on Ayelet Shaked to rejoin Jewish Home

Transportation Min. Smotrich urges MK Shaked to return to Jewish Home party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019 11:42
'The religious public needs one party'

'The religious public needs one party'

MK Ofir Sofer: The current political situation requires the establishment of a unity government.Hezki Baruch, 29/10/2019 06:40
'No more splintered parties: Religious Zionists must unite'

'No more splintered parties: Religious Zionists must unite'

Jewish Home MK MK Moti Yogev says needs of religious Zionist community can only be met if the parties representing them unite into one.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/10/2019 20:00
'Religious Zionist parties must be in any coalition'

'Religious Zionist parties must be in any coalition'

MK Motti Yogev criticizes breakup of the Yamina party, calls for unity on the religious right.Nitzan Keidar, 10/10/2019 18:09
It's final: Yamina breaks up

It's final: Yamina breaks up

After series of delays, Knesset cmte unanimously approves split of Yamina into 2 factions: New Right and Jewish Home-National Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019 10:29
Jewish Home activists back Shaked: 'Merger proved itself'

Jewish Home activists back Shaked: 'Merger proved itself'

Jewish Home activists say that if not for Ayelet Shaked, 'there would have been no vestige left of a right-wing religious party.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2019 21:24
Yamina splits into two factions

Yamina splits into two factions

Yamina splits into Jewish Home-National Union and the New Right. They will hold coalition negotiations together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2019 23:21
'It was difficult to give up the top spot'

'It was difficult to give up the top spot'

Jewish Home chairman says technical union with Shaked and Bennett will only last until the election.Ben Ariel, 01/08/2019 06:02
Jewish Home party approves unity deal with New Right

Jewish Home party approves unity deal with New Right

Rabbi Haim Druckman says Jewish Home continues to lead religious Zionism after unity agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2019 22:59
Report: Rabbi Peretz rejects meeting with Bennett

Report: Rabbi Peretz rejects meeting with Bennett

New Right accuses Jewish Home leader of not wanting to unify ahead of upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2019 09:59
Jewish Home Director-General: The public cries out for unity

Jewish Home Director-General: The public cries out for unity

Nir Orbach, Director-General of the Jewish Home party: We are faced with a tremendous challenge and we will meet that challenge.Hezki Baruch, 20/06/2019 03:06
Rabbi Peretz: The goal - 12 seats

Rabbi Peretz: The goal - 12 seats

Jewish Home's central cmte decides list for coming elections will be identical to last election's list. 'We won't be divided again.'Hezki Baruch, 19/06/2019 20:48
'The cat's out of the bag'

'The cat's out of the bag'

Likud, United Right, respond to MK Liberman's promise to support unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2019 22:26
Jewish Home Knesset list to remain as is

Jewish Home Knesset list to remain as is

Jewish Home members adopt decision of party secretariat making party's Knesset list the same as in the last election.Hezki Baruch, 14/06/2019 03:11
New Right: Reports of alliance with Jewish Home are 'fake news'

New Right: Reports of alliance with Jewish Home are 'fake news'

Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked deny reports they agreed to run on joint ticket with Jewish Home and National Union. 'Fake news.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/06/2019 10:58
'Rafi Peretz should lead United Right in next election'

'Rafi Peretz should lead United Right in next election'

Jewish Home MK backs party chairman Rafi Peretz's bid to lead United Right for second 2019 election.Hezki Baruch, 03/06/2019 13:11